An Insider’s Guide to the Best Destin, Florida Honeymoon

You’ve said the vows, and you’re ready to celebrate your new commitment on the crystal shores of the Emerald Coast. Plan the ultimate Destin, Florida honeymoon with our local’s guide to the most romantic spots on 30A. There’s something for both of you to enjoy from dolphin cruises to paddleboarding. Start planning your most romantic trip today!

Still want more? Simplify your travel planning with our on-the-go Vacation Guide. Our complimentary guide provides hand-selected recommendations on the best restaurants and things to do on the Emerald Coast. 

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Everything You Need to Know About Planning Your Destin, Florida Honeymoon

Planning a wedding is hard work—planning the honeymoon shouldn’t be. We have everything you need to know about organizing your most romantic Destin, Florida honeymoon. 

  • Explore the Sugar-Sand Beaches

Emerald Coast beachesFirst things first—it’s time to hit the beach. You can’t go wrong with any of our pristine beaches, but some of our favorite beaches are conveniently located next to our luxurious properties. Santa Rosa Beach, Blue Mountain Beach, and Crystal Beach are all filled with picturesque dunes, an endless coastline, and sparkling blue water. Set up your spot in the sun at one of the best beaches in Florida! 

  • Book Your Adventure With a Dolphin Cruise

Get a glimpse of one of nature’s most graceful sea creatures with a Destin dolphin cruise! Ride along with CNN-notable Southern Star Dolphin Cruises or snag a WaveRunner from Boogie’s Watersports and glide side-by-side. A Gulf Coast cruise is the best way to escape from it all during your Destin honeymoon.

  • Paddleboard the Gulf

Plan your paddleboarding adventure with YOLO Adventures. Learn the basics with their YOLOboarding 101 class or get your sweat on with a Paddle Core Fitness class.

Ready to brave the water on your own? Find all of the best spots to rent your gear and create an adventure of your own!

  • Baytowne Wharf restaurantsDine at the Best Restaurants on the Coast

Café Tango in Santa Rosa Beach is your spot for a whimsical, intimate dinner. The chef-crafted menu provides seasonally fresh catches along with decadent pasta dishes and thick-cut Angus steak. It’s the perfect spot for a casual and cozy night out.

Explore Baytowne Wharf’s most exciting restaurants. Marlin Grill is a go-to for a five-star, white-table clothed eatery while Slick Lips Seafood & Oyster House provides a laid-back atmosphere with craft cocktails to boot.              

Stay in a Luxury Condo From Your Friend at the Beach

a101 villas at Santa Rosa BeachA perfect honeymoon wouldn’t be complete without a fabulous, Gulf-front stay with Your Friend at the Beach. Book your stay in the stunning A101 at the Villas at Santa Rosa Beach. The ground-floor unit boasts three bedrooms and three baths and opens up to a private beach where your beach chair is waiting. 

From the state-of-the-art chef’s kitchen to the wall-to-wall windows overlooking the ocean, you’ll have a hard time leaving this gem—which is why you don’t have to! Schedule an in-condo couple’s massage through our exclusive concierge service and live a little longer in the lap of luxury. We can’t wait to welcome you to the Emerald Coast!